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Cruises are offered daily from from historic Onset Village just 10 minutes from from the Bourne Bridge 508-295-3883
DRIVE-IN MOVIE & FLEA MARKET WELLFLEET: Route 6 Well eet The Drive-in theater features features a a a a a a a a a a a good number of family features features all all summer long and and and a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ea ea ea ea market (a show in in in in and and and and and of itself!) on on weekends in in in in in spring and and and and and fall plus Wednesdays and and and and Thursdays in in in in summer A mini golf course and and and and snack bar are also fun for the family 508-349-7176
GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER AND AND JAM KITCHEN SANDWICH: 6 6 Discovery Hill Rd just off Rte 6A in E E E E E E E Sand- wich Nature trails small live animal exhibits nature programs for children and and families and and jam-making workshops in in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a historic 1903 Jam Kitchen Open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm Sun 1pm-4pm 508-888-6870
HARBOR CRUISE HYANNIS: Climb on on board a a a a a a a jaunty vessel and and and enjoy a a a a a a a a a a one-hour tour through Lewis Bay and and and the the the Hyannisport Harbor View the the the the Kennedy Compound and and and and other landmarks Don’t miss the the the popular “Ice Cream Float” cruise on on Sundays featuring Ben & Jerry’s ice cream Hy-Line Cruises Ocean Street Dock 508-790-0696
HERITAGE MUSEUMS & GARDENS: Kids love the beauti- fully restored and and running old fashioned (circa 1906 -1912) vintage carousel at at Heritage Heritage and and also enjoy the Adventure Park featuring an an aerial adventure zip line Heritage Heritage is home to to the the famous Dexter Rhododendron which bloom in in in in spec- tacular profusion all over the the 100-acre grounds into June Created and designed for children ages 2-10 “Hidden Hol- low” features a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a wide range of activity areas that encourage families to to play learn and enjoy nature together Nestled in a a a a a a a a a a a a two-acre dry kettle hole located between the the American His- tory and Art Museums its unique topography offers a a a a a a a a a a a a a secure natural environment for educational exploration A A A A Shaker round barn displays displays the the the J K Lilly III Antique Automobile Collection the the the Art Museum displays displays folk art and and and houses the the the vintage carousel and and and a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 200-year-old windmill labyrinth and and and Hart Family Maze Garden are also located on on the the grounds Each season season features exciting new exhibits Check out the the the Museum Store and and stop for a a a a a a a a a a a a treat at at at at the the seasonal cafe Open mid-April through late October Pine and and Grove Streets 508- 888-3300 INTERPRETIVE NATURE TOURS MASHPEE: Family Family River Fun Wonderful Wetlands Creature Feature Family Family Pond Scoop and and and Animal Hunt are are just a a a a a a a a a a a a a a few of of the imaginatively titled tours of of of Mashpee’s unique and and diverse conservation areas offered regularly by the Mashpee Mashpee Conservation Commission Many are designed for children and families 508-539-1400 x 540 Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm LONG PASTURE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY BARNSTABLE:
Ponds vernal pools open meadows a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a salt marsh and other habitats make this 101-acre sanctuary a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a haven for many spe- cies of of of wildlife Two and and and a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a half miles of of of trails meander through groves of of of tupelo holly and and and and spruce trees trees with some surprisingly large oak trees trees and and red maple interspersed throughout the property MARINE MAMMAL VISITOR’S CENTER BUZZARDS BAY:
The National Marine Life Center’s future center for stranded marine animals offers exhibits activities gifts souvenirs and and more Free admission 120 Main St 508-743-9888
MASS AUDUBON MARINE CRUISES OUTER CAPE:
Cruise Cape Cod Bay with Mass Audubon naturalists for a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a close-up look at at at at at fascinating marine creatures A A great hands-on experience for kids Dragnets and and and trawls bring crabs snails sponges sh and and and plankton to to the surface These trips are very popular advanced registration needed 508-349-2615
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES AQUARIUM WOODS HOLE: At the the the oldest research aquarium aquarium in in the the the country visitors can get behind the the the the scenes and see how an an an an aquarium aquarium works Kids love the the “touch tanks” lled with star sh whelks crabs banded lobsters and and and tautogs It’s free! Albatross and and and Water Streets Tues-Sat year-round 508-495-2001
OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTE EXHIBIT CENTER WOODS HOLE: Visitors to to WHOI’s Exhibit Center learn about the the world-class institution’s ocean science research and and and the the vessels and and and and tools developed by WHOI engineers and and and and scientists Step inside a a a a a a a a a full-size model of the the deep submersible Alvin and and and imagine life at at at the the the ocean oor while watching vivid footage taken at at at deep-sea hydrothermal vent sites 15
School St 508- 289-2252
PILGRIM MONUMENT & PROVINCETOWN MUSEUM:
This landmark monument at at at 252
feet the the the the tallest all-granite structure in in in the the the the the the US commemorates the the the the the the Pilgrim’s stay at at at their rst landing on on the the the the the Outer Cape in in in in 1620 before they moved on on to to to to settle in in in Plymouth On a a a a a a a a a a clear day you can see as as far as as Bos- ton from atop the the tower – well worth the the climb! 508-487-1310
PIRATE ADVENTURES HYANNIS: This popular attraction offers boat trips daily from mid-June through Labor Day weekend Kids have their faces painted like pirates and board a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a real live pirate pirate pirate ship Costumed pirate pirate pirate actors lead the the the group in a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a search for sunken treasure treasure Kids man the the the water canons
to ward off the the the the enemy follow a a a a a a a a a a a a treasure treasure map and pull up the the the booty from the the the deep Everyone gets a a a a a a a a a a a a stful of of plunder! Advance reservations are required as trips sell out days ahead Hyannis Harbor 508-394-9100
SEAL CRUISES LOWER CAPE:
Several local companies take seal seal lovers out out to watch the the the seals frolic in the the the waters off the the the coast of of Chatham out out near Monomoy Island: Blue Claw Boat Boat Tours Tours 508-240-5783 Beachcomber Boat Boat Tours Tours 508-945- 5265 and and and Monomoy Island Excursions 508-430-7772 Dress warmly regardless of the season and and and don’t forget your camera WATER PARK WAREHAM: Considered by Yankee Maga- zine to be be the the best water water park in in New England Water Wizz is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a short drive from the the Bourne Bridge There are are water water slides and and and and pools geared to all ages and and and and abilities including a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a fantastic wave pool pool and and and and and the “Capt Kid’s Island” attraction The park is impeccably clean and and and meticulously run Open weekends beginning early June June daily mid-June through summer Routes 6 and 28 Wareham (near Buzzards Bay) just 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 min off Rtes 25 25 & I-95 508-295-3255
WELLFLEET BAY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY: Covering almost 1 000 acres this Mass Audubon sanctuary provides peace and and unmatched beauty on on the hillsides and and shoreline overlooking Well eet Harbor Extensive trails bring you to a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a panoramic salt marsh sandy barrier beach and and and pine wood- lands each each attracting a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a wide array of wildlife The sanctuary features an an an an an award-winning “green” nature center with nu- merous exhibits and activities for kids plus an an an aquarium Off Route 6 6 South Well eet 508-349-2615
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